2020 News

Poster Presentation Winners 2020

Poster Presentation Winners 2020

Congratulations to all of this year's Brainbox Initiative Conference poster presentation winners: we were delighted to spread these prizes between seven fantastic posters and pitches for 2020.

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Kendra Kandana Arachchige

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Kendra Kandana Arachchige

We are delighted to announce that Kendra Kandana Arachchige of the University of Mons has been chosen as one of the Brainbox Initiative's Research Challenge winners for 2020. Kendra is currently in the final stages of her PhD, 'Cognitive mechanisms involved in gesture/speech integration: the role of verbal working memory and visual attention', and hopes to begin work on her winning Research Challenge submission in mid-2021.

Young Investigator Award Winner 2020: Dr Davide Folloni

Young Investigator Award Winner 2020: Dr Davide Folloni

We are delighted announce that Dr Davide Folloni of the University of Oxford has been awarded the Brainbox Initiative Young Investigator Award for 2020 for the exceptional work that he is carrying out with transcranial focused ultrasound neuromodulation.

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Roisin McMackin

Research Challenge Winner 2020: Roisin McMackin

We are delighted to announce that Roisin McMackin of Trinity College Dublin has been awarded the Brainbox Initiative Research Challenge award for 2020. Roisin is currently in the final stages of her PhD at The Academic Unit of Neurology, Trinity College Dublin, and hopes to submit her thesis Human Neurodegeneration: A Spectral EEG and TMS based Approach in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis later this year.